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Background: Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus causes significant economic losses in cattle. BVDV has high genomic diversity, with two species, BVDV-1 and BVDV-2, and at least twenty-one subgenotypes for BVDV-1 and four subgenotypes for BVDV-2. Vaccines are important tools to reduce the economic losses...

Author(s)
Donoso, A.; Inostroza, F.; Celedón, M.; Pizarro-Lucero, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 314, pp (19 October 2018)
Abstract

Background: Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) is the viral agent causing the most important economic losses in livestock throughout the world. Infection of fetuses before their immunological maturity causes the birth of animals persistently infected with BVDV (PI), which are the main source of...

Author(s)
Salgado, R.; Hidalgo-Hermoso, E.; Pizarro-Lucero, J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 37, pp (1 February 2018)
Abstract

Subclinical ketosis (SCK) and periparturient diseases considerably account for economic and welfare losses in dairy cows. The majority of scientific reports investigating the prevalence of SCK and production diseases are based on empirical studies conducted in Western Europe and North America. The...

Author(s)
Brunner, N.; Groeger, S.; Canelas Raposo, J.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Gross, J. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Translational Animal Science, 2019, 3, 1, pp 84-92
Abstract

Background: Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) is a member of retroviridae family, together with human T cell leukemia virus types 1 and 2 (HTLV-1 and -2) belonging to the genes deltaretrovirus, and infects cattle worldwide. Previous studies have classified the env sequences of BLV provirus from different ...

Author(s)
Polat, M.; Takeshima, S.; Hosomichi, K.; Kim JiYun; Miyasaka, T.; Yamada, K.; Arainga, M.; Murakami, T.; Matsumoto, Y.; Barra Diaz, V. de la; Javier Panei, C.; González, E. T.; Kanemaki, M.; Onuma, M.; Giovambattista, G.; Aida, Y.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Retrovirology, 2016, 13, 4, pp (12 January 2016)
Abstract

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus s.s. is a major public health problem in Iraqi Kurdistan with a reported surgical incidence of 6.3 per 100,000 Arbil inhabitants. A total of 125 Echinococcus isolates retrieved from sheep, goats and cattle were used in this study....

Author(s)
Hassan, Z. I.; Meerkhan, A. A.; Boufana, B.; Hama, A. A.; Ahmed, B. D.; Mero, W. M. S.; Orsten, S.; Interisano, M.; Pozio, E.; Casulli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 172, pp 201-207
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Handling and transport of cattle and pigs in South America.

This chapter covers animal handling and transport research in Brazil, Chile and Uruguay. Data collected from 2005 to 2012 clearly show that bruising and other damage to beef and pork carcasses can be greatly reduced by training truck drivers and handlers, and by simple improvements in facilities....

Author(s)
Costa, M. J. R. P. da; Huertas, S. M.; Strappini, A. C.; Gallo, C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Bluetongue is an insect-transmitted viral disease of ruminant species, which represents a major barrier to the international trade of animals and their products. Bluetongue virus (BTV) has a genome composed of ten linear segments of dsRNA, which code for at least ten different viral proteins. In...

Author(s)
Legisa, D.; Gonzalez, F.; Stefano, G. de; Pereda, A.; Dus Santos, M. J.
Publisher
Society for General Microbiology, Reading, UK
Citation
Journal of General Virology, 2013, 94, 3, pp 652-662
Abstract

Background: The horn fly, Haematobia irritans, is an obligate bloodsucking ectoparasite of pastured cattle and is a major pest of livestock production in North and South America and Europe. In this study, we investigated the potential to use cattle pastures, infected with non-toxic, "friendly"...

Author(s)
Parra, L.; Rojas, C.; Catrileo, A.; Galdames, R.; Mutis, A.; Birkett, M. A.; Quiroz, A.
Publisher
Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Valparaíso, Chile
Citation
EJB, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, 2013, 16, 5, pp article 4
Abstract

Control measures for bovine tuberculosis (TB) based on surveillance in abattoirs, test-and-slaughter policy, and disease notification have been intensified in the last decades in the countries of South America, notably in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. This chapter analyzes the current...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Torres, P. M.; Roxo, E.; Garin, A.; Paredes Noack, L. A.; Sequeira, M. D.; Imaz, M. S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria, 2013, Ed.3, pp 35-49
Abstract

Hantavirus (Bunyaviridae) cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS) is an emerging health problem in South America due to urban growth and to the expansion of agriculture and cattle-raising areas into ecosystems containing most of the species of Sigmodontinae rodents that act as hantavirus reservoirs. About...

Author(s)
Figueiredo, L. T. M.; Souza, W. M. de; Ferrés, M.; Enria, D. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Virus Research, 2014, 187, pp 43-54

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